Green Your Spring Rituals!

Our northern weather has finally taken a turn, and I think it’s safe to say that spring has sprung. This time of the year is filled with promise and possibility and everything feels so fresh and new. I love cleaning, purging, re-focusing both inward and out. With a commitment to simplicity and greener living, here are some great tools to help you green your spring rituals.

green spring rituals

A Spring Detox for Real People

I’m an avid reader of Mind Body Green and I loved this post filled with handy and easy ways to do a little spring detox. All of these suggestions are simple and totally easy to commit to.

Clean Everything with Care

This astounding list is a comprehensive guide to cleaning nearly everything in your home with non-toxic and effective methods, courtesy of Greatist.com

Get Ready to Garden

With the smell of rain and earthworms greeting me each time I step out of the door, I can’t help but yearn for the warm weather to hurry along so I can start planting! Here are no less than 82 useful sustainable gardening tips from Mother Earth News.

Start a Building Project

Can’t wait to get outdoors? Getting itchy to sink your teeth into a project? Check out some of these awesome DIYs featuring reclaimed materials, and don’t forget to treat your wood with Eco-Safe Wood treatment!

Reclaimed Window Potting Bench – via Remodelaholic

5 Farm Table Projects – via Bob Vila’s blog

I’ve been pining away for one of these (see what I did there?) and I think it would be gorgeous with our Weathered Wood Finish!

Outdoor Playhouse – via Ron Hazelton.com

Just promise not to take it over for your “mommy needs alone time” hut!

There’s no end to the many great, green ways to celebrate the return of warmth! We’d love to hear from you. Share your own crafty, mindful, green ways to celebrate Spring in the comments below and we’ll choose one lucky winner to sample the Tall Earth wood treatment product of your choice!

Comments contest closes Friday, April 17 at 6 pm ESt

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